Friday, March 27, 2015

Disney's "Create Tomorrowland " - XPRIZE Challenge #Tomorrowland


Do you have a little one in your household that is destined to change the world? Well, be sure to make a video and enter this! Starting in April , XPRIZE is launching a video contest for 8-17 year-olds to imagine world-changing technology of the future inspired by the upcoming Disney movie Tomorowland! Disney's "Create Tomorrowland - XPRIZE Challenge There will be Six Winners, they  have a once–in-a-lifetime mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest.
 Each winner will also receive a $3,000 check, a 3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.!  Doesn’t this sound amazing? A once in a lifetime opportunity, and some pretty cool prizes. My daughter is a little science whiz and I will surely be giving this contest a shot. Good luck to us all.



Here is more information about this great contest and how to enter: Beginning April 22, 2015, Disney’s Create Tomorrowland – XPRIZE Challenge invites kids to imagine themselves in the future and report back to the present through video, imagery or stories about one new and amazing invention or innovation they encounter, how it works, and the impact it has on the future.

In June, six winners will have a once–in-a-lifetime mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest. In addition, each winner will receive a $3,000 check, a 3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.

“‘Tomorrowland’ has always been a place of possibility in our parks and for the creative team behind our new film,” said Sean Bailey, President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production. “The future will be steered by the imaginations of our young people, and Disney is thrilled to work with XPRIZE to encourage and inspire the next generation of thinkers and dreamers to build the future they imagine is possible.”
          

“We are excited to launch the Create Tomorrowland XPRIZE Challenge, which gives young people a platform to voice and depict their creative, bold and imaginative problem-solving inventions of the future,” said Trish Halamandaris, Senior Vice President Marketing & Communications at XPRIZE. “At XPRIZE we believe that solutions to the problems facing humanity can come from anyone, anywhere and one of these young innovators just might come up with an idea that can truly turn Tomorrowland into reality.”

Participants will compete in two divisions: Junior Division (8-12 years old), and Senior Division (13–17 years old). All entrants must have prior consent from their parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the challenge. Official Rules and details about the Challenge are available at http://XPRIZEchallenge.org/CreateTomorrowland. Official registration and submission period starts April 22, 2015, and runs through May 17, 2015.

Submissions will be judged on innovation, creativity and presentation. XPRIZE will provide a panel of judges who will evaluate and score all submissions, and six (6) winners will be chosen.  Supporting XPRIZE Partners include FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), 3D Systems and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Do you know someone would would be a good match for this contest?



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4 comments:

  1. My niece would love to enter this contest. I think it would be fun for her. I really want to see this movie.

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  2. My nephew would be great in this contest! I will have to hurry and tell him about it! I think this movie is going to be a very good one to see in the theater! I sure like George Clooney in the movies.

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  3. Not off the top of my head, but I can't to see/hear ideas people come up with.

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  4. im wanting to see this movie and no cant think of anyone right now who should enter

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